Power. Progress. Change.
3-6 June 2019 • Vancouver, Canada
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Monday 3 June

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Shifting the Power: A Vital Conversation About Equality and Redefining Philanthropy

Hosted by: Vancouver Foundation, Toronto Foundation, Community Foundations of Canada Philanthropists from around the world will explore what it truly means to ‘shift the power.’ This session aims to meet philanthropists where they are on their own…

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Pre-Conference
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

Youth-Powered Investments in West and Central Africa

Hosted by: PSI For young people across Francophone West and Central Africa (FWCA) to have the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) choices they want and deserve, we must reimagine how we reach and serve our youngest consumers, on their own terms. This…

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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

WASH, Gender, and Power: Realizing Women's and Girls' Health and Rights through Access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Hosted by: WaterAid Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is fundamental to women's and girls' power and autonomy, especially to sexual and reproductive health and rights. At Women Deliver, WaterAid will host a dynamic, multi-stakeholder panel to present…

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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Youth-Led Advocacy on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights: Stories from Three Countries

Hosted by: Guttmacher Institute, Public Health Ambassadors Uganda, Talent Youth Association and Organization of African Youth - Kenya Join us for a networking lunch and youth-led discussion on the benefits of tailoring public health efforts to the diverse…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

The Power of Evidence for Driving Progress and Change

Hosted by: International Development Research Centre To tackle gender inequality, we need to expose, recognize and value women’s lived realities. Strengthening women's individual leadership and igniting collective action across stakeholders and sectors…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Young People's Right to Health: Mind the Gap? Close the Gap!

Hosted by: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Medicus Mundi Switzerland, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Glasgow Come and join us for an honest and engaging discussion on how to reach the most vulnerable and marginalized…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

UNdaunted – Transforming Adolescent Girls Access to Education in Sub-Saharan Africa

Hosted by: UNICEF Canada It is universally recognized that girls’ access to education is key to their future contribution to society and their own sense of fulfilment. Participate in a conversation about the power of Canadian philanthropy through UNICEF…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

The Great Pub Quiz on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with Our Pub Landlord Henry Bonsu

Hosted by: Uniting to Combat NTDs Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect over 1bn people – that’s 1 in 5 of the world’s population and yet few people know what they are. We are going to change all of that! This fun filled pub quiz will educate…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Innovation and GBV: Accelerating the Intersection

Hosted by: International Development Innovation Alliance's (IDIA) Gender​ and Innovation Working Group | UNICEF Innovation is critical for delivering scalable solutions to the world’s problems. Gender Based Violence (GBV) is one of the most complex…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

How To Energize Events And Amplify Our Voices, Featuring Angélique Kidjo

Hosted by: Moderate the Panel What better place than a Women Deliver Conference to acknowledge the power women bring to events when they secure a seat on a panel or podium? Sadly, outside of this special gathering there's still work to be done when it…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Breastfeeding and Feminism: Are Breastfeeding and Gender Equality Compatible?

Hosted by: Breastfeeding and Feminism International Conference Gender inequalities may intensify when women become pregnant, bear children, lactate and breastfeed. Although the tendency may be to view breastfeeding as a barrier to gender equity, it may…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Optiminizing Performance Without Power: The Role of CHWs in Delivering RMNCH

Hosted by: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Female community health workers form the most important foundation of health systems. We rely deeply on them to deliver on reproductive maternal health outcomes. Yet there is limited attention to their power…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Hard Talk! Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights & HIV Prevention for Most Left Behind Adolescent Girls

Hosted by: UNAIDS UNAIDS, on behalf of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition, welcomes you to join this lunch symposium to engage in a dynamic exchange with high-level decision-makers and young women experts from communities especially affected by HIV…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Towards Quality Investments for SRHR in Francophone Africa

Hosted by: French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Equipop, Médecins du Monde 25 years after the Cairo CPD, this event will aim at enlightening the Francophone African region, presenting its SRHR-related issues and the current state of investments for them…

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Pre-Conference
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Deconstructing the Gendered Causes of Malnutrition

Hosted by: World Vision Canada Women and girls face unique challenges to attaining good health and nutrition. What are we doing to challenge these, and what can we do better? Join World Vision and partners at this Women Deliver side event as we deconstruct…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Partner Event on Third State of the World's Midwifery Report

Hosted by: UNFPA, organized by UNFPA, ICM and WHO This partner/stakeholder meeting (by invitation only) is being organized by UNFPA, ICM and WHO and hosted by UNFPA to discuss the rationale, content, data needs and collection process for the next State…

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

What Works: Using Evidence from the World's Largest Family Planning Programs to Reach Global Goals

Hosted by: Four global projects funded by USAID — Evidence to Action (E2A) Project; Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP); Advancing Partners & Communities Project (APC); and Post Abortion Care Family Planning Project (PAC-FP) A historic investment…

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Decoding Fintech and Capturing the Opportunities For Financial Inclusion and Gender Equality

Hosted by: Toronto Centre-Global Leadership for Financial Supervision While fintech and mobile phones have the potential to deliver powerful solutions, success is dependent on the private sector, governments and financial regulators and supervisors working…

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2:30 pm - 3:30 pm PST

Power. Progress. Change. Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference Opening Press Conference

Women Deliver President/CEO Katja Iversen joins heads of state, the Executive Director of UN Women and a Women Deliver Young Leader to open the Women Deliver 2019 Conference

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3:40 pm - 3:45 pm PST

Welcome to WDLive

Kicking off the Women Deliver 2019 Virtual Conference with Women Deliver President/CEO Katja Iversen

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